Eriocaulaceae - Eriocaulon decangulare. From: Curtisís botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed. Eriocaulaceae



Mostly herbaceous perennial plants, though some are annuals.
Widely distributed, with the centers of diversity in tropical regions, particularly the Americas. Associated with wet soils: many growing in shallow water.
Eriocaulaceae - Eriocaulon decangulare
From: Curtisís botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
London, 1832, volume 59, plate 3126. Hand-coloured engraving by William Jackson Hooker (sheet 144 x 230 mm). Text enclosed.
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The first and most important botanical magazine made up of 'figures' of plants and short descriptions. Provides a storehouse of exotics, paralleling the indigenous plants Ö (Hunt). A delightful work pictorially, never excelled as a periodical, most carefully coloured and a source of lasting interest and information (Dunthorne). Started by William Curtis in 1787 publication still continues.
* Pritzel 2007; Dunthorne 88; Nissen BBI 2350; Great flower books pp. 83-84; Hunt 689; Henrey 472; Stafleu & Cowan 1290.
Eriocaulaceae - Eriocaulon decangulare. From: Curtisís botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.